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>>> happening now a tense man hunt in oakland after a gunman shoots and wounds an undercover police officer. good evening i'm ken wayne. >> and i'm julie haener, frank somerville is off tonight. a gunman shot and wounded an undercover police officer tonight. the search for the gunman is heating up right now. noelle walker is live on seminary and 17th where officers have now quardened off the area. >> reporter: i'm going step out of the way so you can see what i see. there's an offer about a half a block down with an officer with his door open and armed. the police chief talked to the media within the last hour. here's what we know right now. we have seen officers with guns drawn. this is an active man hunt right now for two suspects believed to still be in the area. one person believed to be a suspect is right now being held by police. the highway patrol is helping with some air support. b.a.r.t. police officers are helping in this investigation as well. now just before 6:30 tonight, an undercover oakland police officer was in this area following up on a shooting from yesterday. so
in the oakland connector. the columns are now visible along haganberger road. bart says the project is about 65% complete, and should be ready for passengers by september of 2014. the 3.2-mile system will not use bart cars, instead it will use driverless three car trams that are pulled along by a cable. similar to what is used at sfo. the cost is estimated at $484 million. >>> the secret of the rose bowl. >> so you're driving blind. completely blind. >> we'll take you inside the float to show you what makes the drive so tricky. >> in 90 seconds, from boosting business, to causing crashe >>> no austerity measures tonight. greece marks the new year with fireworks above the ancient ruins in athens. >>> here in the bay area, people ringing in 2013 outdoors are wise to bundle up. it's cold. >> inside the store, the owner says business is up. this winter, temperatures consistently stayed cold. >> we always have a rush before thanksgiving. people want to get a fireplace insert in by thanksgiving. and be able to zone heat, rather than use a furnace, or an open hearth fireplace, which doesn't eat much,
on the streets of oakland as police investigate four deadly shootings that all happened within a six hour span. the most recent killing happened at 8:15 tonight on the 900 block of hillside. they found a male suffering from a fatal gunshot wound he was pronounced dead on the scene. there are reports that as many as 30 shots were fired. the chp assisted police in the search for several suspects seen running from that area. >>> late this afternoon police responded to reports of shots fired in the 3400 block of west street in west oakland. it was about 4:15 when officers arrived on the scene. they say by then the victims were gone. he had somehow been transported to the hospital where he later died. about an hour earlier at 3:00 this afternoon a man was found dead of gunshot wounds near diamond park in the glen view district. police reported a man down. police are calling this a homicide but there is no further information. and yet another shooting happened around 2:30 this afternoon in the 2300 block of east 17th street. police said the victim was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. he was c
now, ktvu's amber lee is live in oakland city hall and tells us why the experts and his tactics are causing so much controversy. >> reporter: just a short while ago the police chief addressed the city council and behind me you can see the over flow room where people are watching the proceedings on a monitor. at times emotions ran house as residents speak at the meeting. >> i'm scared to have a black boy in oakland. >> reporter: stop and frisk, it's a policy placed by bratton. >> what he is doing elsewhere it may have worked, doesn't mean it's going to work here. >> reporter: hundreds came to city hall to find out if the city will spepd $100,000 to hire a consulting team -- will spend $100,000 to hire ha consulting team. >> i hear gunshots all day sometimes. sometimes all night. who wants to be in that environment? >> reporter: supporters of stop and frisk and bratton says oakland can use all the help they can get. last night's nonfatal shooting of a police officer is just the latest example of the violence hurting oakland. >> if bill bratton can bring the help that our city need
on the oakland a's. siting records the report found that milky cabrera, gonzalez, colon, rodriguez and others bought performance enhancing drugs there. colon and cabrera both served suspensions last year. >>> you may call it the dark sight of the celebration. san francisco police say they will be on the look out for people getting out of control on super bowl sunday. paul chambers spoke with business owners on the steps they plan to take to make sure they're not the victims of vandals. >> reporter: city workers spent the day cleaning up graffiti in san francisco's mission district. a job he may be repeating at the end of the week especially if the 49ers win the super bowl. >> it's pretty upsetting. people work hard out here. it's their livelihood. people should just respect what's going on out here. >> reporter: it was just three months that park and mission looked like this. fires burning on the streets. business owners out here say they don't want to so this again. that's why they'll be shutting down early sunday and others say if the niners do win they will prepare to close early. >> once
-old girl is in the hospital tonight, the victim of a drive-by shooting that prompted oakland's police chief to address concerned neighbors. the shooting happened at 65th in east oakland, where the 8- year-old was just playing this evening. the girl is in stable condition, but will have to stay the night. >> reporter: the 8-year-old is being kept here at the hospital overnight. the grandmother tells me, she fears for her family's safety. a third grader is playing in the front yard of a relative's home. a car pulls up. several people start to get out of the vehicle, when a second car drives up, and starts shooting. bullets shattered the window of a black suv. we also counted four bullet holes on the front windows of the home. one bullet struck the girl's leg. >> it takes an 8-year-old girl to get shot for them to even come to you are 0 neighborhood. >> reporter: this man says police rarely patrol this neighborhood. >> they let all of these guys act the fool. do donuts, deal drugs, they don't even come around here. >> i do believe in our leadership. i do believe in our police chief that he's g
that the next chief is the right fit for san jose. >>> new video of a shooting in east oakland that sent one person to the hospital. police say a man was found suffering from gunshot wounds just before 8:00 tonight on sunkist drive floor core mack avenue. we are told she was shot in the black from a passing vehicle. neighbors say they heard about 30 rounds, and it sounded like an automatic assault rifle. it is unfortunate, but the new year is off a violent start in oakland, and city leaders are blame much of it on a feud. and police say catching them isn't easy. in front of a moorle for an oakland victim, oakland's police chief and mayor say they are working to stop the string of violence. >> we know there's probably 1% to 2% of the population causing this violence, and we are focused on them. >> reporter: on saturday and sunday many were wounded in shooting. police say the last four killings all happened on friday, and i peer to be connected to an ongoing feud between rival groups that started when a young woman was killed last summer. >> this group has become increasingly violent. they ha
>>> oakland's police chief is shouted down amidst a new effort to hire an outside gun to crack down on crime. good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. a new plan is causing outbreak. amber lee is live at city hall where a vote is expected to go on any moment now. >> reporter: at the beginning the tone was ruckus but has since toned down. at the center is a controversy known as stop and frisk. police chief howard jordan was heckled by protesters when he tried to talk about hiring an outside team. protesters disrupted the meeting any time someone spoke in support of hiring william bratton who's credited with turning around the l.a. and san francisco police department. >> one man shouted back at the hecklers. >> reporter: this oakland moment said she lived in l.a. when bratton was chief there. >> he told his officers that los angeles was beirut and they should patrol as such. what do you think did to the officers that were working that the time. >> reporter: one man said it was stock and frisk that took the life of his son. >> we can't get alan back. we can'
with their families. >>> we have new information about a sewage spill in oakland. two state agencies are investigating. as alex savage explains clean up crews were working hard to make sure workerpatients don't face a health risk. >> reporter: a foul mess inside yesterday. photos provided to ktvu shows sewage dripping from the ceiling. >> the smell was terrible. >> reporter: staff members took precautions covering up tables full of instruments. >> a little drip from the ceiling and got to be like it was raining. >> we just kicked in, to crisis mode and our staff, our sterile processing staff did everything we could do to help contain the situation. >> reporter: the hospital issued what is called a code dry, meaning no one was allowed to use tap water for several hours. dr. o'bryan told me five elective surgeries had to be cancelled because of the spill and they had today vert ambulances to other hospitals but -- divert ambulances to other hospitals. potentially contaminated surgical instruments are being cleaned. >> we have an alternative area we opened up, to process sterile supplies. >> reporter: to
by a car in oakland tonight and is in critical condition at children's hospital. police say the boy was struck at 48th avenue and foothill avenue around 5:30 p.m. police say he was bleeding from the head. at this point police are trying to figure out if he ran into traffic or he was hit while in the crosswalk. >>> meantime there's a dramatic twist to the story we told you last night about the attempted kidnapping of a south bay child. amber lee is live where officials now say the mother's story was all a lie. >> reporter: neighbors tell me they're upset and can't understand why someone would lie about an attempted child kid kidnapping. in the meantime the mother who made apparently made the false report lives in the two story home behind me. our camera was there, you could barely see the mother, that's the top of the head. they quickly walked inside without talking. but yesterday she told us and police that a man had walked up to her and tried to snatch her 3-year-old daughter from her arms. >> we were tugging at each other and her bottoms were falling off. >> reporter: her story
. however police say none of the three people in that car was injured. >>> oakland police detectives are also investigating the first homicide of the year. a teenage boy who was gunned down in broad daylight. police say the shooting happened on hegenburger road near hamilton street around 12:45 this afternoon. the victim was alone in the car when officers arrived. the teen was pronounced dead at the scene. the coroner has not yet released the teen's name or able and -- or age. >>> a former oakland nursing student is not mentally competent to stand trial. the judge issued the ruling after reviewing reports from two psychiatrists who examined 44-year-old goh. they concluded that goh suffers from schizophrenia. he opened fire last april killing six classmates and a class member at oikos university. goh will likely be sent to napa state hospital if doctors determine his condition has changed he could stand trial at some point in the future. >>> comedian kat williams faces more legal trouble tonight. a judge issued more charges today after he failed to appear in court. williams is curren
in oakland. >> reporter: starting next month, oakland hopes to become the first city in the nation to offer an id card that can also work as a debit card. julio berraro, an undocumented immigrant makes his living selling cotton candy from a stick. he says he's been in the u.s. for 13 years. in limited english, he told me he's been robbed at gun point several times. he says he often carries cash, because he doesn't have a photo id to open a pang account. he plans to apply for the city's new id card, that resembles this prototype, because it can also work as a debit card. he says he will have a safe place to keep his money. gabrielle with street level health project is working with the city to identify people such as day laborers who could benefit from the new cards. >> they carry cash around when they get paid, because they're day laborers. a lot of them are seen as walking atm's. a lot of them have been robbed. >> reporter: people will be able to deposit money into their debit cards in various locations in their neighborhoods. applicants are required to provide a photo id. ones from other c
the situation is different for people who grew up in oakland or compton than those growing up in piedmont. his proposal calls for pouring money into schools where students are learning english as a second language. >> disproportionally funding those schools that have disproportional challenges. >> reporter: wealthier schools could see cuts. the san mateo union school district says it expects to lose $4 million in state funding under the governor's new plan. >> we live, we soar. >>> in san francisco protesters held a rally on behalf of health and human services. they want the governor to restore full funding to programs for children, families, seniors and the disabilitied. they say budget cuts weaken the safety net for california's most vulnerable. >>> instead of concluding a search, we learned that san jose is expanding it. we learned that sandra pegoni wants more time to consider them and look at additional candidates. city officials say they want the best match for san jose and there is no time limit. the current chief chris moore plans to retire a week from this friday. >>> vallejo police
'11" and weighs 250- pound. his mother and stepfather says he left his home in west oakland after a disagreement about going to see a friend. >> go across the street to grandma's house, nowhere to be found. we've checked friends in the neighborhood, the schools, everything. >> his mother says she's worried that the boy may be trying to get to his father who lives in atlanta. >>> the, -- the fbi has spent a second day excavating in a well. this search may be just the beginning. bounty hunters say there are many other well sites near by where the killers likely buried their victims. here is a closer look now at the area in the town of linden where the digging is happening. a search of a well near a farmhouse turned up human bones last year. the new well current by being dug up is just down the road. >>> thieves have broken into the oakland museum of california making off with valuable historic artifacts. the museum says a era gold box was stolen. back in november thieves also broke into the museum and made off with gold nuggets and other artifacts. the museum has issued a press conference tomorro
remembered tonight by many people around the bay area. rob roth attended a vigil at oakland's fruitvale station in this fourth anniversary of the shooting of the unarmed man. >> reporter: dozens of people gathered to remember oscar grant. >> if they did not video tape what was happening on that platform. like i said none of us would know who oscar grant is. >> reporter: for grant's mother even four years later the pain of losing her son is still unbearable. >> it doesn't matter if it was a year ago or five years ago, it's still your child and it still hurts. >> reporter: police were responding to reports of a fight when officers detained b.a.r.t. mehserle shot him in the back. >> and he didn't even have to go to prison not one day. he went to jail. you know or protective custody. >> reporter: the larger message today was a call to stop what they see as racial profiling which too often ends up with police officers shooting suspects. >> if they can shoot him they can shoot anybody. >> reporter: the family says they've been invited to the sun dance film festival later this month to view a
day of the holiday weekend and when >>> new video now of a shooting in east oakland, police say the victim is a young man he was shot and wounded about 8:30 tonight. we're told he was conscious but in critical condition when he was rushed to the hospital. police said he was shot at least once in the upper body. the shooting took place on congress avenue and high street. witnesses say they heard two shots but said they didn't hear any arguments beforehand. >>> there is word tonight a 3- year-old boy hit by a vehicle last night in oakland is expected to recover police say a woman drop her cell phone, leaned down to pick it up and then hit the boy. it happened on 28th avenue. both the driver and the boy are from oakland but their names have not yet been released. >>> the man who gunned down two people at the richmond rafael toll plaza is apparently laughing off his death sentence. nathan burris received his sentence this morning. today burris told the courtroom that what he did is quote in the past. >>> honda is recalling vehicles for faulty parts. some of the vehicles may be missi
highway patrol says its officers will continue patrolling oakland streets for another 30 days. the chp had freed to help oakland police. but that deal was set to expire on friday. whether the chp will be paid going forward is another matter. oakland officials agreed to pay for similar help from the alameda county sheriff's department. so far, the chp says officers have made 87 felony arrests in oakland, and seized 15 weapons in this investigation. >>> an illegal pot growing operation discovered today while responding to a house fire. fire crews said when they entered the house, they found a large amount of marijuana along with a heat lamp. >> the electrical system was bypassed. pg and e is on hand to take care of the utilities. >>> meantime police tell us, the man who was shot in east san jose this afternoon is expected to survive. this is video from news chopper 2 of the scene just east of highway 101. the shooting happened about 4:10 this afternoon. officers arrested a 60-year-old man at the scene. they say the suspect knew the victim, a 47-year-old man. officers say the two men had been
donald of oakland is scrambling to find affordable airfare so she can fly out. >> this time, it's less of a euphoric experience. now, i think we're a little bit older and wiser, in a sense. we've been bruised, and battered a little bit. >> reporter: a second term, she says is time to get the work done. >> i see these events, very sober events. this is history in the making. and this is a great opportunity for all of us to have a second term with the president that we love to try and get things right. >> reporter: both women tell me, they're thrilled to see the president take the oath again. they say they're looking forward to do more work to help carry out the president's vision. >>> more details now. the president's second term begins on january 20 as mandated by a constitutional amendment. only a private swearing in is scheduled for that day. at monday's public ceremony, john roberts will administer the oath of office, but that traditional ceremony is at the capitol. it's only purely for show. tori campbell will be in washington, d.c., bringing us live reports beginning sunday on mornings on 2. >>
bay you didn't get anything. oakland, san francisco nothing. we're kind of sandwiched between two systems. we'll come in a little closer, you see the last six hours of radar. you see most of the activity is confined to the south bay area. showers are tapering off right now, you can see some showers in liver mother but -- livermore but very, very light. showers have been relatively light for the santa cruz mountains. nearly .3 of rain have fallen. as we move forward into the five day forecast into the weekend there's a chance for more showers. when we get back i will have more details and the time line of that rain. >>> air quality managers have called a spare the air day tomorrow. the recent rain hasn't been enough to flush particulates out of the air. the alert means people are not allowed to burn wood or fire logs unless that is their only source of heat. >>> an investigation into whether the shooting of four teens were tied to a pair of shoes. two men came up to the group of three and there was a discussion about the shoes one of the students was wearing. >> the incident bec
understaff oakland police department is in the process of testing new applicants. opd has started their physical testing. it's part of the city's initiative to hire more officers to help reduce crime this year. >> we want to definitely beef up our short staff. we're definitely shorthanded here and we definitely want to increase our numbers for 2013. >> applicants to successfully complete the agility test will be given a written test. if they pass that they will be brought before a panel. >> police say delays due to logistical issues and a limited number of field officers. each academy graduates about 40 cadets. >>> a new report accuses top state park officials of knowingly hiding millions of the dollars for more than a decade. the california attorney general's office says park officials continue their quote intentional nondisclosure because they were afraid of budget cuts. the money may have been hidden as long as 14 years. at the time up to 70 parks were slated for closure due to budget cuts. >>> there's some startling new information about last year's massive fire at chevron's r
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